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Anyone got a coverking dash cover? If so, what color did you go with in an OR. I'm thinking about a blue one to match the seat trim. But wonder if Grey to match the dash might not be a better option. Hmmmmm.

http://www.suvxccessory.com/xccessory/cvks-cdc-xxx-ns7113.html

Notices that link in the Seat Cover thread. Pretty good price at $29.00
 

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Major no!! they trap more dust than anything inside the truck
 

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However - Living in AZ when your car / truck is parked in 115°+ heat some days, where the plastic gets hot enough to burn an egg - not just cook it. Dash cracking from the heat can be a problem. Covering it with one of these - Yes tacky pieces of fitted carpet protects from said Sun Burn.
 

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RiNkY said:
However - Living in AZ when your car / truck is parked in 115°+ heat some days, where the plastic gets hot enough to burn an egg - not just cook it. Dash cracking from the heat can be a problem. Covering it with one of these - Yes tacky pieces of fitted carpet protects from said Sun Burn.
Do the Sun shade things work also?
 

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As stated above, to each his own, but I would have to say no. I dont think that it would look right. Post pics if you get it.
 

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I have a grey dash cover from surprise.... dashcover.com.

Looks good, fits well and stops our Arizona sun from baking / drying out your dash which might eventually end up in your dash cracking.

A few suggestions...

Wash the dash cover in COLD water when you get it and let it dry in the sun for a bit but remove it while still fairly moist. While still moist, form fit it to your dash over night. The following day, use some velcro strips (available at Target) and tack down wherever the dash cover rolls up.
 

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Can ya post a pic AZ.X.Man? Been dragging my feet on this and haven't gotten one yet.
 

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Tinted my windshield to prevent dash cracking, I have a 2009 X, still no cracking.... Should have tinted the windshield years ago nonetheless the heat rejection is amazing. I have 50%, I'd get 70% if you are worried about getting pulled over
 

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Whoa.. didn't know these things still existed in 2021, thought it's a 1980's thing :D I hate those things with a passion. They trap hella dirt and it does look kind of tacky. Why not just use a sunshade if you're worried about the sun cracking the dash?
 

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Even on our early 2000's vehicles I haven't had a singe one crack, chevy, ford or Nissan. This is in California though and not AZ.
 

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Tinted my windshield to prevent dash cracking, I have a 2009 X, still no cracking.... Should have tinted the windshield years ago nonetheless the heat rejection is amazing. I have 50%, I'd get 70% if you are worried about getting pulled over
I always wonder, why do people search for, then find a FIFTEEN year old thread and reply to it
 

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I always wonder, why do people search for, then find a FIFTEEN year old thread and reply to it
Lol I wonder the same! Because technology improved and maybe in another 5 someone will come looking for a dash cover but then see my comment and learn there is a better way. I just love Xterras mann my bad lol
 

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This is the instrument panel from a 2005 Nissan Titan.
My own cracked along the top drivers side .
The plastic was so brittle that it snapped as easy as a potato chip.

This is not to discredit Nissan in any way as the sun wrecks interiors in Georgia.
Anything done to lower dash temperatures or reflect uv rays is in our benefit.
 
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